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Lehigh county pennsylvania dp 3 profile of selected economic characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over245,633100.0
In labor force157,50664.1
Civilian labor force
157,42164.1
Employed
150,42461.2
Unemployed
6,9972.8
Percent of civilian labor force
4.4(X)
Armed Forces
850.0
Not in labor force88,12735.9
Females 16 years and over129,260100.0
In labor force74,05357.3
Civilian labor force
74,04257.3
Employed
70,59854.6
Own children under 6 years21,765100.0
All parents in family in labor force13,83163.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over147,930100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone120,83181.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled14,5639.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,3211.6
Walked5,1753.5
Other means1,0240.7
Worked at home4,0162.7
Mean travel time to work (minutes)22.1(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over150,424100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations50,40933.5
Service occupations21,03714.0
Sales and office occupations41,06927.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations3040.2
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations12,2138.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations25,39216.9
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining7730.5
Construction8,0685.4
Manufacturing30,43420.2
Wholesale trade5,6783.8
Retail trade17,86811.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7,7475.2
Information4,7133.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9,3336.2
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services11,8887.9
Educational, health and social services31,80621.1
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services10,2896.8
Other services (except public administration)8,1655.4
Public administration3,6622.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers129,54786.1
Government workers12,5248.3
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8,0625.4
Unpaid family workers2910.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households121,947100.0
Less than $10,0009,0167.4
$10,000 to $14,9997,5456.2
$15,000 to $24,99915,89913.0
$25,000 to $34,99915,63812.8
$35,000 to $49,99920,62916.9
$50,000 to $74,99925,65021.0
$75,000 to $99,99913,05210.7
$100,000 to $149,9999,9078.1
$150,000 to $199,9992,4412.0
$200,000 or more2,1701.8
Median household income (dollars)43,449(X)
With earnings95,06478.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
56,749(X)
With Social Security income36,49729.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,979(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4,7853.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,488(X)
With public assistance income3,1052.5
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,223(X)
With retirement income24,61420.2
Mean retirement income (dollars)
13,682(X)
Families82,341100.0
Less than $10,0003,4804.2
$10,000 to $14,9992,5843.1
$15,000 to $24,9998,0929.8
$25,000 to $34,9999,69211.8
$35,000 to $49,99914,29917.4
$50,000 to $74,99920,15024.5
$75,000 to $99,99911,09613.5
$100,000 to $149,9998,78810.7
$150,000 to $199,9992,1982.7
$200,000 or more1,9622.4
Median family income (dollars)53,147(X)
Per capita income (dollars)21,897(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers38,419(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,882(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,458(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)6.6
With related children under 18 years4,336(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.9
With related children under 5 years
2,215(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.0
Families with female householder, no husband present2,977(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.0
With related children under 18 years2,729(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)34.1
With related children under 5 years
1,407(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)50.1
Individuals28,095(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.3
18 years and over17,853(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
65 years and over
3,414(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.5
Related children under 18 years9,904(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.7
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,904(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over9,396(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.4
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53


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